HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR MICHIGAN STORM VICTIMS

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in 11 countiesWASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today announced HUD will speed federal...

June is Homeownership Month in Michigan

MichiganState Housing Development Authority Continues to Deliver the Dream of Homeownership to Michigan Families LANSING – A proclamation from Governor Jennifer M. Granholm has recognized...

Clarke Calls for Action on Foreclosure Moratorium to Stabilize Property Values, Local Revenue

Foreclosure crisis driving down property values, decimating local government budgets LANSING-Today Senator Hansen Clarke (D-Detroit) made the following statement in response to a recent report...

Environmental Assurance Program Verifies First Greenhouse: Kalamazoo County operation recognized by program

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Michigan State University (MSU) today applauded Elzinga & Hoeksema Greenhouses for taking the lead...

Moratorium Now: Sen. Clarke Announces New Foreclosure Legislation

Two-year ‘foreclosure freeze’ will help struggling consumers get back on their feet, keep their homes LANSING—Senator Hansen Clarke (D-Detroit) was joined today by Rep. Shanelle...

MPSC Issues Three Requests for Proposal for Low-Income Energy Assistance, Low-Income Energy Efficiency, and...

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today released three Requests for Proposal (RFP). The RFPs are for low-income energy assistance grants, low-income energy efficiency...

Governor Granholm Signs Legislation to Help Citizens Threatened With Mortgage Foreclosure

State housing authority and lenders join forces to offer new tools to help families save homes LANSING - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today signed legislation...

OFIS Commissioner: Refund Anticipation Loans Are a Bad Deal for Consumers

Agency strongly supports Tobocman bill requiring consumer disclosures for tax refund loans LANSING, March 14, 2008  – With the April 15th Tax Day deadline for filing...

Granholm Applauds Senate Action on Bills to Combat Mortgage Foreclosure

New programs part of "Save the Dream" campaign to protect familiesLANSING, March 6, 2008 - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today applauded the state Senate for...

Choosing A Real Estate Agent

There's a common saying in the real estate industry regarding the vast number of agents in the business: “If you don't have any friends...

2008 ROOT Program Begins for Residents in 21 Southeast Michigan Counties

February 19, 2008. The Department of Natural Resources, together with the DTE Energy Foundation, and the USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, today...

AG Cox to Host Statewide Foreclosure Forums

LANSING, February 12, 2008 - Following up on the most widely attended mortgage foreclosure forum in the nation, Attorney General Mike Cox's office is...

GMAC Insurance Strives for Diversified Growth in 2008

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GMAC Insurance today unveiled a new, comprehensive strategy to grow its base of diversified dealers in 2008. A...

Housing Summit Coming to Midland on Friday & Other Michigan Cities

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB) announced today it is holding a series of Housing Industry Summits...

Mortgage Expert Available for Discussion/Comment on Current Financial and Lending Business Topics

Robert Rahal, Shore Mortgage president and spokesperson, is available to address and fully discuss timely issues pertaining to the following topics. Rahal is an articulate,...

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The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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Congresswoman Lawrence Statement on Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved of two bills to combat human trafficking on our nation’s highways. “As the Vice Chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Caucus for Women’s Issues